REPORT OF THE
9.21.29 Appeals Procedure. ….
When a hearing panel or hearing officer recommends a judicial sanction,
the accused student shall have the right to appeal the decision to the
University Appeals Board (5.20.10-12). Such appeal requests, which must
be presented in writing, shall be based only on evidence of fraud,
denial of rights, procedural error, or on the claim of new evidence
which was not available at the hearing, and which would have materially
affected the decision of the hearing panel or officer. Following a hearing, a complainant
has the right to submit an appeal request to the University Appeals
Board based on new evidence (as described above). Appeal
requests must be filed with the Dean of Students within one week of
receipt of the letter informing the accused student that a judicial
sanction has been recommended. ….
This provision better balances the rights of the accusing individual
and the accused individual if new evidence were found by either party
within a week.